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1974 Pittsburgh Steelers: 10-3-1
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Home record: 5-2-0 (138 points scored, 66 allowed) Road record: 5-1-1 (167 points scored, 123 allowed) Head Coach: Chuck Noll 305 points scored (6th of 26 teams), 189 points allowed (2nd) NFL Averages: 18.2 points/game (254.5 points/team) Team stats and rankings: ---------------- PASSING ---------------- ----------- RUSHING ---------- --- TOTAL --- Cmp Att Yards (Rank) Yd/Att TD Int Att Yards (Rank) Yd/Att TD Yards (Rank) Turnovers Offense: 166 386 1,958 (21) 4.85 12 21 546 2,417 ( 2) 4.4 19 4,375 ( 8) 40 Defense: 147 339 1,466 ( 1) 3.75 14 25 472 1,608 ( 6) 3.4 7 3,074 ( 1) 47


Team roster (starters in bold): # Player Pos GP Hgt Wgt Age Exp College 5 Terry Hanratty QB 3 6'1 210 26 6 Notre Dame 10 Roy Gerela K 14 5'10 185 26 6 New Mexico State 12 Terry Bradshaw QB 8 6'3 218 26 5 Louisiana Tech 17 Joe Gilliam QB 9 6'2 187 23 3 Tennessee State 20 Rocky Bleier RB 12 5'11 210 28 5 Notre Dame 22 Dick Conn DB 12 6'0 185 23 R Georgia 23 Mike Wagner DB 13 6'1 210 25 4 Western Illinois 24 J.T. Thomas DB 14 6'2 196 23 2 Florida State 25 Ron Shanklin WR 12 6'1 190 26 5 North Texas State 26 Preston Pearson RB 9 6'1 205 29 8 Illinois 27 Glen Edwards DB 14 6'0 185 27 4 Florida A&M 31 Donnie Shell DB 14 5'11 190 22 R South Carolina State 32 Franco Harris RB 12 6'2 230 24 3 Penn State 33 Frenchy Fuqua RB 9 5'11 195 28 6 Morgan State 34 Andy Russell LB 14 6'3 225 33 10 Missouri 35 Steve Davis RB 14 6'1 218 25 3 Delaware State 38 Ed Bradley LB 10 6'2 240 24 3 Wake Forest 39 Bobby Walden P 14 6'0 190 36 11 Georgia 43 Frank Lewis WR 12 6'1 196 27 4 Grambling 45 Jimmy Allen DB 14 6'2 194 22 R UCLA 46 Reggie Harrison RB 4 5'11 215 23 R Cincinnati 47 Mel Blount DB 13 6'3 205 26 5 Southern 50 Jim Clack C 13 6'3 250 27 4 Wake Forest 51 Loren Toews LB 14 6'3 212 22 2 California 52 Mike Webster C 14 6'1 232 22 R Wisconsin 54 Marv Kellum LB 14 6'2 225 22 R Wichita State 55 Jon Kolb OT 14 6'2 262 27 6 Oklahoma State 56 Ray Mansfield C 14 6'3 260 33 12 Washington 57 Sam Davis OG 11 6'1 255 30 8 Allen 58 Jack Lambert LB 14 6'4 215 22 R Kent State 59 Jack Ham LB 14 6'3 225 25 4 Penn State 62 Jim Wolf DE 11 6'2 230 22 R Prairie View A&M 63 Ernie Holmes DT 13 6'3 260 26 3 Texas Southern 64 Steve Furness DE 14 6'4 255 23 3 Rhode Island 68 L.C. Greenwood DE 14 6'5 245 28 6 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 71 Gordon Gravelle OT 14 6'5 250 25 3 Brigham Young 72 Gerry Mullins OG 12 6'3 244 25 4 Southern California 73 Rick Druschel OT 11 6'2 248 22 R North Carolina State 74 Dave Reavis OT 14 6'5 250 24 1 Arkansas 75 Joe Greene DT 14 6'4 275 28 6 North Texas State 77 Charles Davis DT 14 6'1 265 22 R Texas Christian 78 Dwight White DE 14 6'4 255 25 4 East Texas State 82 John Stallworth WR 13 6'2 183 22 R Alabama A&M 84 Randy Grossman TE 14 6'1 215 22 R Temple 86 Reggie Garrett WR 14 6'1 172 22 R Eastern Michigan 87 Larry Brown TE 14 6'4 230 25 4 Kansas 88 Lynn Swann WR 11 6'0 178 22 R Southern California 89 John McMakin TE 8 6'3 232 24 3 Clemson
Per Per Passing Att Cmp Pct Yards Att Cmp TD TD% Int Int% Sack Loss Rating Joe Gilliam 212 96 45.3 1,274 6.01 13.3 4 1.9 8 3.8 7 79 55.4 Terry Bradshaw 148 67 45.3 785 5.30 11.7 7 4.7 8 5.4 10 104 55.2 Terry Hanratty 26 3 11.5 95 3.65 31.7 1 3.8 5 19.2 1 13 15.5
Receiving             Rec  Yards    Avg   TD
Frank Lewis            30    365   12.2    4
Franco Harris          23    200    8.7    1
Ron Shanklin           19    324   17.1    1
Larry Brown            17    190   11.2    1
John Stallworth        16    269   16.8    1
Randy Grossman         13    164   12.6    0
Lynn Swann             11    208   18.9    2
Steve Davis            11    152   13.8    1
Preston Pearson        11    118   10.7    0
Rocky Bleier            7     87   12.4    0
Frenchy Fuqua           6     68   11.3    0
Gerry Mullins           1      7    7.0    1
Reggie Harrison         1      2    2.0    0
Rushing               Att  Yards    Avg   TD
Franco Harris         208  1,006    4.8    5
Rocky Bleier           88    373    4.2    2
Preston Pearson        70    317    4.5    4
Steve Davis            71    246    3.5    2
Terry Bradshaw         34    224    6.6    2
Frenchy Fuqua          50    156    3.1    2
Joe Gilliam            14     41    2.9    1
Reggie Harrison         6     30    5.0    1
Frank Lewis             2     25   12.5    0
Lynn Swann              1     14   14.0    0
Terry Hanratty          1     -6   -6.0    0
John Stallworth         1     -9   -9.0    0
Kickoff Returns       Att  Yards    Avg   TD
Steve Davis            12    269   22.4    0
Preston Pearson        12    258   21.5    0
Mel Blount              5    152   30.4    0
Reggie Harrison         4     72   18.0    0
Rocky Bleier            3     67   22.3    0
Glen Edwards            2     31   15.5    0
Lynn Swann              2     11    5.5    0
Dick Conn               1     34   34.0    0
Jimmy Allen             1      7    7.0    0
Punt Returns          Att  Yards    Avg   FC   TD
Lynn Swann             41    577   14.1    3    1
Glen Edwards           16    128    8.0    0    0
Dick Conn              10     69    6.9    0    0
Punting Punts Yards Avg TB In20 Blk Ret Yards Net Bobby Walden 78 3,040 39.0 0 0 0 0 0 39.0 Kicking 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Total PAT Pts Roy Gerela 0/0 8/9 8/12 4/7 0/1 20/29 33/35 93 Defense Sacks Ints Yards TD Mel Blount 2 74 1 Glen Edwards 5 153 1 Joe Greene 1 26 0 Jack Ham 5 13 0 Marv Kellum 1 0 0 Jack Lambert 2 19 0 Andy Russell 1 0 0 Donnie Shell 1 0 0 J.T. Thomas 5 22 0 Mike Wagner 2 13 0
1974 Draft: NFL Rnd Ovr Pos Player Games College 1 21 WR Lynn Swann 116 USC 2 46 LB Jack Lambert 146 Kent State 4 82 WR John Stallworth 165 Alabama A&M [pick acquired from CHI via NE] 4 100 DB Jimmy Allen 110 UCLA 5 125 C Mike Webster 245 Wisconsin 6 149 DE Jim Wolf 25 Prairie View [pick acquired from CLE via DEN] 6 150 OG Rick Druschel 11 North Carolina State 7 165 OT Allen Sitterle North Carolina State [pick acquired from NE] 7 179 TE Scott Garske Eastern Michigan 8 204 LB Mark Gefert Purdue 9 223 RB Tommy Reamon 11 Missouri [pick acquired from DEN] 9 229 OT Charles Davis 74 Texas Christian 10 243 OG Jim Kregel Ohio State [pick acquired from NE] 10 254 DB Dave Atkinson Brigham Young 11 283 RB Dickie Morton Arkansas 12 308 LB Hugh Lickiss Simpson 13 333 QB Frank Kolch Eastern Michigan 14 358 DB Bruce Henley Rice 15 387 DT Larry Hunt Iowa State 16 412 LB Octavus Morgan Illinois 17 437 DE Larry Moore Angelo State

Traded draft picks: #3 to OAK (Mark van Eeghen)


Transactions:
01-30-1974traded John Rowser to Broncos for Cleveland's #6 pick and Denver's #9 pick in the 1974 draft
05-22-1974traded Don Wunderly to Cardinals for a draft pick
08-10-1974traded Barry Pearson to Chiefs for Kansas City's #8 pick in the 1975 draft
08-16-1974traded George Webster to Patriots for New England's #10 pick in the 1975 draft
09-05-1974traded Tom Keating to Chiefs for Kansas City's #15 pick in the 1975 draft
09-09-1974Glen Ray Hines retired
09-10-1974traded Bruce Van Dyke to Packers for Green Bay's #3 pick in the 1976 draft
09-11-1974traded Craig Hanneman to Patriots for New England's #9 pick in the 1975 draft


Playoff Results:   Click on the date to view the game summary.

Date        Opponent                   Result
12/22/74    vs Buffalo Bills           W 32-14
12/29/74    at Oakland Raiders         W 24-13
Super Bowl IX
01/12/75    vs Minnesota Vikings       W 16-6


1974 Regular Season Game Log:   Click on the date to view the game summary.

Date        Opponent                   Result      Record
09/15/74    vs Baltimore Colts         W 30-0      1-0-0
09/22/74    at Denver Broncos          T 35-35     1-0-1
09/29/74    vs Oakland Raiders         L 0-17      1-1-1
10/06/74    at Houston Oilers          W 13-7      2-1-1
10/13/74    at Kansas City Chiefs      W 34-24     3-1-1
10/20/74    vs Cleveland Browns        W 20-16     4-1-1
10/28/74    vs Atlanta Falcons         W 24-17     5-1-1
11/03/74    vs Philadelphia Eagles     W 27-0      6-1-1
11/10/74    at Cincinnati Bengals      L 10-17     6-2-1
11/17/74    at Cleveland Browns        W 26-16     7-2-1
11/25/74    at New Orleans Saints      W 28-7      8-2-1
12/01/74    vs Houston Oilers          L 10-13     8-3-1
12/08/74    at New England Patriots    W 21-17     9-3-1
12/14/74    vs Cincinnati Bengals      W 27-3      10-3-1

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